Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
prefecture. he said the government's new energy policy rules out the construction of nuclear plants. government leaders adopted the policy last month. they said they would try to end the reliance on nuclear power by the 2030s. all reactors in the country went offline one by one after the accident in fukushima. two at the ohi plant in western japan are running again. edano said other reactors could be restarted if the regulator confirms they're safe. >>> officials at japan's nuclear regulation authority have participated in their first emergency drill. they launched the agency three weeks ago. the drill simulated a power blackout at a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in rokkasho in northeastern japan. a self-defense force plane flew an nra commissioner and members of the staff to the site. the official used the plant's emergency response center to communicate by video linked with the agency's headquarters in tokyo. they rehearsed measures to evacuate the village and ensure the safety of its residents. >>> turkish commanders are mobilizing armored vehicles along the border with syria.